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Mcb database resources workshop 2013

  1. 1. Molecular & Cell Biology 2013 Database resources for MCB PRESENTED BY JEN EIDELMAN UCT LIBRARIES 2013 E-mail: Telephone: 021 650 2773 Please contact me for individual and/or group research consultations or for any library queries. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons AttributionNonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
  2. 2. Molecular & Cell Biology 2013 - Database resources  Where do I find the Databases?  Access from the library page:  Search & Find Databases A-Z  OR  Research Help SUBJECT GUIDE Molecular Cell Biology Click on the tab: Databases – finding articles in journals  Scopus/Knovel/Henry Stewart Talks  Keeping up to date : Current Awareness; Alerting services  Interlibrary Loans
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  4. 4. GEOLOGICAL SCIENCE 2013 Database resources
  5. 5. WHERE TO START? - Subject Guide On the Library Web Page: This is where you will find a link to your Subject Guide:
  6. 6. LINK TO SUBJECT GUIDES This is your subject guide:
  7. 7. Databases for MCB
  8. 8. Database searching Remember to think carefully about your search terms and use the following search operators (Boolean operators) to limit and refine your search: • • • AND to find records containing all terms OR to find records containing any of the terms NOT to exclude records containing certain words from your search
  9. 9. Databases: SCOPUS You do not have to sign in to use these databases, but if you register you can create your own profile, save searches and create alerts.
  10. 10. Databases: SCOPUS • Search for articles using search terms in the search boxes • Add more search boxes if you like • Change the date range if you want to limit your search
  11. 11. Databases: SCOPUS • 29 documents found • Refine results on left of page • Read the full text or click on SFX to see availability at UCT • Save your search (search can be re-run in ‘Settings’) • Set Alert
  12. 12. Databases: SCOPUS – SFX explained The SFX screen will tell you if the article is available in full text or not. It also tells you in which database the article is indexed. In this case it is available from DOAJ and from PubMed Central. Click on the GO button to get the full text.
  13. 13. Databases: SCOPUS • Set a search Alert to your mailbox
  14. 14. Databases: SCOPUS • Find saved searches in ‘Settings’ • Manage Alerts etc.
  15. 15. Databases: SCOPUS • Export selected article(s) to a Bibliographic Manager e.g. RefWorks
  16. 16. Databases: SCOPUS • Exports bibliographic details to RefWorks
  17. 17. Direct Import to RefWorks The RefWorks login screen will open if you have not logged in previously
  18. 18. Direct Import to RefWorks
  19. 19. Databases: SCOPUS • Find an author
  20. 20. Databases: SCOPUS • Click on the hyperlink to view documents
  21. 21. Databases: SCOPUS • Find more help using the tutorials offered in the Scopus Database
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  23. 23. Databases: Henry Stewart Talks  Over 1500 audiovisual seminar style presentations by leading world experts  Contains the latest research as well as the fundamentals  Presented by many of the world’s leading experts, including Nobel Laureates  User friendly format of animated slides with synchronized narration  Specially commissioned and organized by subject area into comprehensive series  New and updated talks and series issued every month.
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  34. 34. Databases: Henry Stewart Talks Search tip: molecular chaperones This search will find the words molecular OR chaperones, not necessarily as a phrase.
  35. 35. Databases: Henry Stewart Talks Search tip: ”molecular chaperones” (inverted commas will find those words as a phrase)
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  40. 40. Databases: Henry Stewart Talks Printable slide handouts PDF
  41. 41. Databases: Henry Stewart Talks Embed a talk in a word document
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  44. 44. Databases: Henry Stewart Talks Possible HARVARD UCT example: Sondak, V. K. 2013. Update on therapies for metastatic melanoma [Video file]. Available: [2013, August 14]. Text citation: (Sondak, 2013)
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  46. 46. Databases: Knovel Enter a search term e.g. ferment* This search will find the terms fermented, fermentation etc.
  47. 47. Databases: Knovel Refine initial search by adding new terms in the “Search within these results” box View and filter search results from a variety of content types available on Knovel including Interactive Tables, Text Sections, Conference proceedings, and more.
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  49. 49. Databases: Knovel Table of contents Zoom in and out Fit to page Reading view Jump to previous and next highlighted terms
  50. 50. Databases: Knovel Create a citation and export to citation manager of your choice
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  52. 52. Databases: Knovel Change the sort order by either Date published or an A to Z list of the titles Refine your search by subject area
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  56. 56. Databases: Knovel Knovel Add-In in Microsoft Excel
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  61. 61. Thank you!